General Awareness Quiz for 24 September

Published on Wednesday, September 24, 2014
General Awareness quiz for today :-


1. RBI plans to swap some of the old gold lying with it and the gold acquired in lieu of this would be kept at which place:

2. India and the US have agreed to implement FATCA, a US law that targets tax non-compliance by US taxpayers with foreign accounts. What is FATCA:
3. The ADB has approved a multi-tranche loan facility of $300 million to Assam for what purposes:

4. The government plans to merge two insurance schemes and one pension scheme to enable senior citizens to avail benefit of these schemes through a single smart card. Name these three schemes:

5. RBI has advised that the lending rate ceiling for MFIs will continue at their present level – at 27.75% for July to September quarter. MFIs stands for:

6. With which country the Reserve Bank of India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for exchange of supervisory information of banking:

7. Which new financial entities have been allowed by RBI to accept e-KYC service as a valid process to verify identity and address proof of customers to reduce risk of fraud and forgery:

8. A government panel led by M.S. Sahoo has proposed a new class of securities for foreign firms to raise money in India. Name this security:

9. Bharat Depository Receipts are denominated in which currency:

10. Bharat Depository Receipts will be issued by which financial authority:

11. Which is the newly invented world’s lightest solid material created by Chinese scientists:

12. Name the international body that has sanctioned $500 million loan for India’s National Highways Inter-connectivity Improvement Project (NHIIP):

13. India has become the first country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty. What is the purpose of this treaty:

14. The city of Marrakesh located in which country:

15. The government has extended the validity period of an industrial licence to _____ years from present two years, with a provision for further extension by two years:

16. Ritu Rani has been named captain India’s women __________ team for the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow:

17. Brazil’s bid to win a sixth World Cup suffered a devastating blow as their ace striker _______ suffered a back bone fracture after being hit by the Colombian defender Juan Zuniga:

18. Name the Head of the panel that has recommended new norms for fixation of poverty line:

19. As per Rangarajan panel report a person spending less than Rs.1407 a month (Rs. ______ day) in urban areas will be considered Below Poverty Line (BPL): 47

20. As per Rangarajan panel report a person spending less than Rs.972 a month (Rs. ______ day) in rural areas will be considered Below Poverty Line (BPL):

21. As per Rangarajan panel report the number of poor in India stood at 36.3 Crore in 2011-12 which is roughly _______ percent of India’s population:

22. Which ministry plans to setup 660 rape crisis centres across the country:

23. What is the proposed name for one stop centre for women victims of molestation rape, sexual assault, domestic violence:

24. The Madras High Court has ruled that banks cannot fix _____ cut off of minimum marks in Plus Two as condition of extending education loan to students joining engineering courses:

25. Name the only supersonic cruise missile of India:


1. Bank of England, London

2. Foreign Accounts Tax Compliance Act

3. To improve power sector

4. The Rashtriya Swastha Bima Yojana (RSBY), Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) and Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNAOAPS)

5. Micro Finance Companies

6. Hong Kong

7. Non Banking Financial Companies

8. Bharat Depository Receipts (BhDRs)

9. Rupee

10. Local Depositories

11. Carbon Gel

12. World Bank

13. To facilitate access to published works for persons who are visually impaired, or otherwise print disabled

14. Morocco

15. Three

16. Hockey

17. Neymar

18. Dr.C. Rangarajan

19. 47

20. 32

21. 30

22. Women and Child Development Ministry

23. Nirbhaya Centre

24. 60%

25. Brahmos

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